Gearheads and automotive companies are getting revved up for the SEMA Show, a four-day event all about vehicles and vehicle parts. This trade show is making its way to Las Vegas in the fall, returning as an in-person event after going virtual in 2020. Car enthusiasts are rejoicing–but there’s only a few short months of preparation to go. If you’re making your way to Sin City as an exhibitor, now is the time to get ready.
Whether you’re a speed reader or drift down the page, you’ll find all you need to know about SEMA 2021 below.
What is SEMA 2021?
SEMA is organized by the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA). The SEMA Show is a trade-only event that helps small automotive businesses thrive and succeed. Included are education seminars focused on business strategies, networking opportunities for specific segments, and exhibits that demonstrate new, innovative industry trends. This trade show also brings together manufacturers and buyers from all over the world to connect over products.
Who Attends this Trade Show?
This show is open to a variety of people across the industry. The types of attendees include exhibitors, educators and students, and media. There is a range of job titles and special interest segments, but most fall into these categories:
- Manufacturers of automotive accessories
- Companies bringing brand-new products to the market
- Major automakers
- Leading aftermarket manufacturers
- Small businesses owned and operated by automotive enthusiasts
Get more details about the show and learn how to register to exhibit for SEMA 2021.
Where and When is SEMA 2021?
The SEMA Show will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, at the Las Vegas Convention Center between November 2-5. Travelers from out of state should consider the restrictions in place for the areas they are visiting.
As of July 2021, the CDC announced all individuals – regardless of vaccination status – are required to wear masks in public indoor settings in areas of substantial or high transmission. Clark County, where Las Vegas is located, falls under the high transmission level based on CDC data at the time this article was written.
Masks are required at SEMA 2021. This may change, so continue to check public health guidelines and review SEMA’s health and safety guidelines before visiting.
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Why Should I Exhibit or Attend?
If you’re part of the automotive industry as a business selling or manufacturing products, then this trade show is right up your alley. Along with an incomparable attendee experience, you’ll see upcoming vehicle trends, learn new skills, and connect with top industry professionals. Now more than ever, it’s important to rebuild connections that were weakened by the shutdown. Don’t stay in your lane – get out and take your business to the next level through SEMA 2021.
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